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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney (Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr)
David J. Climenhaga | 'Star Trek' actor William Shatner called the Jason Kenney government's refusal to activate the federal government's COVID Alert app "bizarre and dangerous."
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Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley (Image: Screenshot of Alberta Legislature video/YouTube)
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's NDP Opposition revealed yesterday Alberta Health Services case modelling projects about 775 Albertans will be in hospital with COVID-19 in just two weeks.
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Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland. Image: Chrystia Freeland/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | The government's 2020 fall economic statement is sweeping and ambitious in its rhetoric, but more modest when it comes to details. If the measure loses in the House, we will have a pandemic election.
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Protesters outside of Parliament. Image: Koozma J. Tarasoff
Brent Patterson | Massive increase in military spending and purchase of new warplanes to continue despite Canada's record-high deficit.
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Calgary's Rockyview General Hospital, one of the sites where doctors are being asked to ration oxygen. Image: Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Health Services is rationing the use of medical oxygen supplies in three major Calgary hospitals -- Foothills Medical Centre, Peter Lougheed Centre and Rockyview General Hospital.
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Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu seems to have become the Kenney government's main spokesperson responsible for attacking the NDP.
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Minister Steven Guilbeault in Parliament yesterday. Image: Steven Guilbeault/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | Minister Steven Guilbeault was on the right track when he pointed out that the CBC operates with considerable autonomy. He went off track when he spoke of journalistic independence.
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Premier Jason Kenney at a news briefing. Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | CBC scoop shows how Alberta pandemic response has been guided more by political pressure and right-wing ideology than science and expert advice. A witch-hunt for the leaker will be launched.
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Former Alberta politician and envoy to Washington D.C. Gary Mar in 2018. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If incoming U.S. president Joe Biden nixes Keystone XL, as is widely expected, Alberta will be out billions and Kenney will be left with egg on his face.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Public health policy in Alberta appears to be guided by business lobby groups, not the chief medical officer of health.
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F/A-18E Super Hornet from the “Flying Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122 lands on the flight deck of Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (Image: U.S. Pacific Fleet/Flickr)
Yves Engler | While background issues and polling suggest campaigners are well placed to mobilize the public against the federal government's $19-billion fighter jet purchase, there is still a huge hill to climb.
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Retiring Alberta Liberal leader David Khan. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan, 46, announced his departure on Sunday. Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson, 42, announced his yesterday morning.